mile markers

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ORGANIZERS LEAD YOU OFF-COURSE?

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ORGANIZERS LEAD YOU OFF-COURSE?

I’ve heard stories about poor course markings or improper directions from course officials causing runners to go in the wrong direction.  What happens to the results in such a scenario?

WHY DON'T MILE MARKERS MATCH UP WITH MY GPS?

WHY DON'T MILE MARKERS MATCH UP WITH MY GPS?

I am a 21-year-old female runner, and I have completed two half-marathons and two full marathons. I am a PR-seeker and eventually would like to qualify for the Boston Marathon. One of my biggest problems with achieving a PR during a race has to do with discrepancies between my GPS watch and the race-course measurements.